On This Day: October 19th
This is 292nd day of the year and 73 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—10 Heshvan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 11th day of the 9th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Mordecai "Three Finger" Brownbaseball player
John le Carrboxer
Edmund Beecher Wilsonzoologist
Lewis Mumfordsocial philosopher
Jack Andersonnewspaper columnist
Thomas Browneauthor and physician
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.